Chrome Browser – Show Sites SSL / HTTPS Certificate?
Apr07

Chrome Browser – Show Sites SSL / HTTPS Certificate?

KB ID 0001300 Dtd 07/04/17 Problem I used to use Chrome all the time back in the dark ages before I saw the light and bought a mac. Since then I’ve persevered with Safari and never felt the need to go back. This afternoon someone in the office asked, ‘How do you see site certificates in Chrome?’ Which I thought was a little odd as it’s easy to do in IE, Firefox, and Safari. So I jumped on a remote machine for a...

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Firefox Error – SSL_ERROR_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY
May21

Firefox Error – SSL_ERROR_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY

KB ID 0001189 Dtd 21/05/16ProblemFirefox is what I use when Opera does not work, so when I tried to connect to some management servers that did not support Opera this happened; Secure Connection FailedAn error occurred during a connection to {FQDN). SSL received a weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key in Server Key Exchange handshake message. (Error code: SSL_ERROR_WEAK_SERVER_EPHEMERAL_DH_KEY) SolutionNavigate...

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Safari – Open jnlp Files Not Download Them
Jan29

Safari – Open jnlp Files Not Download Them

KB ID 0001148 Dtd 29/01/16 Problem Next to the rise of Nazism, war, hunger, and pestilence Java is the worst¬†hing to happen to humankind! But because people keep using it for management consoles and things we are stuck with it. I’m particularly a big fan of the way they (Oracle) upgrade it because it’s got some huge security flaw in it, then all my remote iLO, DRAC and Cisco ASDM sessions don’t work anymore....

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Browser Hijacking
Nov17

Browser Hijacking

KB ID 0000056 Dtd08/01/09 Also See KB0000183 Spyware / Malware Rogue AV and Rogue Antispyware “Scareware” Problem There is currently an alarming trend of companies and websites that think its quite OK to change your web browser without your permission. What most of them try to do is, 1. Modify your homepage. 2. Modify your default search page. Sometimes your default connection will be pointed at sites that carry adult...

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Firefox 7 –  Restore the Full URL / Address Bar
Nov17

Firefox 7 – Restore the Full URL / Address Bar

KB ID 0000517 Dtd 29/09/11 Problem Firefox 7 came out today (Download Firefox 7), and the new version has decided to shorten the URL displayed in your address bar, to put it back to its old style you need to change a setting. Solution 1. In the address bar type about:config, and then click “I’ll be carefull, I promise”. 2. Locate the ¬†browser.urlbar.trimURLsentry then double click it to change it from true to false....

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Internet Browsing Slow? Speed up by Changing your DNS
Nov17

Internet Browsing Slow? Speed up by Changing your DNS

KB ID 0000200 Dtd 08/03/10 Problem Note: This is only applicable to you HOME Internet connection, if you are on a corporate domain then DO NOT change your DNS Servers. However if you want to perform this on your domain DNS servers, you can find out which are the quickest DNS servers. and add them to your forwarders. This process aims to speed up your internet browsing by changing your IP address settings, so that all the queries you...

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